Fashion’s Night Out was created in 2009 to get shoppers back into the stores, following the recession. Celebrated in various parts of the country, Palm Beach Island is no exception. Fashion producer Marianna Toroyan stepped into the role of planning a three block radius party on Worth Avenue this Thursday, September 6th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The area is abuzz with anticipated celebrity sightings, fashion shows, trend presentations, eats and drinks, and extended shopping hours.
There are over 65 businesses participating in this free-of-charge, open to the public event and beings at 5:45 p.m. kickoff with Mayor Gail Coniglio.
Haute Living’s got your guide to FNO:
Alex and Ani – 150 Worth Avenue – Offers eco-friendly, positive energy products that adorn the body, enlighten the mind and empower the spirit. On FNO, celebrate with hors d’oeuvres, refreshments and a complimentary gift with your purchase of $100 or more.
CHANEL – 301 Worth Avenue – Creative Director of CHANEL Makeup Peter Philips celebrates fashion in colors with a new FNO collection of matching lip and nail duos. The Twin-Sets de CHANEL will be sold
Gucci has extended store hours and Italian beverage specials.
Hamilton Jewelers – 215 Worth Avenue – Girls Night! Find your perfect Fall look with the help of renowned Palm Beach Stylist Katherine Lande. Check out ‘face forward’ makeup tips from Palm Beach’s finest, Deborah Koepper. Sip champagne and enjoy gourmet chocolates by The Sugar Monkey and a free gift with any purchase.
Herve Leger by Max Azria – 206 Worth Avenue – Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne while you shop the latest Fall 2012 collection.
Juicy Couture – 225A Worth Avenue – Celebrate Viva La Juicy La Fleur with fragrance samling and great offers in-store.
Neiman Marcus – 151 Worth Avenue – Open until 9:00 p.m. Use the Capture Pod Photo Booth to strike a pose in your own fashion photo booth, while enjoying light bites and cocktails from local Palm Beach restaurants. At 7:30 p.m., Don’t miss the ‘Fashion.Forward.Style’ runway presentation highlighting an assortment of styles from vintage dressing to modern looks.
Saks Fifth Avenue – 172 Worth Avenue – Get a vintage-inspired makeover with hair by Pretty Suite and makeup courtesy of The Saks Palm Beach Beauty Team, or check out the Vhernier Trunk Show. As one of the most celebrated names in jewelry, their designs will dazzle you, as will a complimentary wine tasting courtesy of the French Wine Merchant. Men can visit the Men’s Store for the VIP Lamborghini Palm Beach Men’s Lounge and enjoy food and beverages, while viewing exotic cars and the latest men’s fashions. Throughout Saks, food and cocktails are abundant, thanks to the Leopard Lounge. During FNO, 10 percent of all sales will go to benefit the Palm Beach Zoo.
Tiffany & Co – 259 Worth Avenue – The world’s most dazzling diamonds sit abound art, fashion, tunes and treats, as they sparkle in an atmosphere that’s been celebrating for 175 years.
Tory Burch – 150 Worth Avenue – Celebrate with passed refreshments and a sweet treat.
While the stores themselves each have a special nuance for FNO, the Worth Avenue area will be partying it up, as well. Check out the following:
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Red Carpet Experience: Dress to the nines and enjoy a red carpet experience on Hibiscus and Worth Avenue as a Red Carpet commentator and camera ask the most fabulously dressed, “What are you wearing?”
7:30 p.m. – Doggie Fashion Show! At 300 Worth Avenue, enjoy a pet fashion show ‘red carpet style’ and meet America’s Top Dog Model.
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Check out Lamborghini Palm Beach for the cars…and for the red carpet photo shoot.
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Four Season Palm Beach Luxury Spa and Refreshment Lounges are located at 200 Worth Avenue. Stop by to enjoy some complimentary services and refreshments.
As a native New Yorker, who enjoyed every FNO in Manhattan before this one, I’ve got to say – Palm Beach FNO is not too shabby!